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Posts tagged as 'tiles'

Wed 15.6.

On The Tiles: FAP Ceramiche’s Roma Collection

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Leading Italian brand FAP Ceramiche's Roma collection – a total design programme of porcelain stoneware floor and wall tiling for both contract and residential projects

Leading Italian brand FAP Ceramiche’s Roma collection – a total design programme of porcelain stoneware floor and wall tiling for both contract and residential projects

The past meets the present in leading Italian porcelain-tile manufacturer FAP CERAMICHE’s new Roma collection, which marries classical design elegance with contemporary technology. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Mon 13.6.

Mosa: A day in the life

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Mosa: A day in the life

Mosa: A day in the life

A few short films invite you to take a plunge into the inspiring world of ceramic concepts.

 

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Tue 8.9.

Mosaic: small tiles go large

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.09.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

A mosaic made from white glass and Carrara marble covers the surfaces surrounding the entrances and windows of the Lakewood Garden Mausoleum by HGA; photo:Paul Crosby

A mosaic made from white glass and Carrara marble covers the surfaces surrounding the entrances and windows of the Lakewood Garden Mausoleum by HGA; photo:Paul Crosby

Around for thousands of years, mosaic ceramic tiles are experiencing an architectural renaissance internationally thanks to a rethinking of their functional and aesthetic potential. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Thu 15.1.

Type 32 Slimtech by Diego Grandi wins GOOD DESIGN Award 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.01.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Type 32 Slimtech Vintage by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche

Type 32 Slimtech Vintage by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche

Type 32 Slimtech, a tile collection designed by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche, has won the Floor and Wall Covering GOOD DESIGN Award 2014, the prestigious prize with which the Chicago Athenaeum honours excellence of design worldwide.

 

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ECO-TERR® offers a sustainable alternative to poured terrazzo in the form of tiles incorporating pre-consumer aggregates of varying sizes and colors

ECO-TERR® offers a sustainable alternative to poured terrazzo in the form of tiles incorporating pre-consumer aggregates of varying sizes and colors

In addition to producing sustainable tiles made from familiar materials such as porcelain and cement, Miami brand COVERINGS ETC is pioneering the manufacture of solid surfaces that incorporate various types of industrial waste. Architonic speaks to its visionary founder, Ofer Mizrahi, about finding new and unexpected applications for recycled glass and aluminium salvaged from old aircraft. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Fri 26.9.

Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive qualities – their lusciously lustrous surfaces and, if patterned, their potential for being stunningly decorative. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Fri 15.8.

‘AKollection’ by Afroditi Krassa (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.08.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'AKollection' mirror wall panels by Afroditi Krassa

‘AKollection’ mirror wall panels by Afroditi Krassa

Inspired by the bold and graphical elegance of Art Deco, London-based studio AfroditiKrassa has created a signature furnishings collection comprising lighting, tiles and wall panels.

 

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Sun 8.6.

2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Sponsored by the Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is the longest-running awards program of its kind, recognizing outstanding use of Italian ceramic tile, quality of installation, and overall design excellence. For the 2014 competition, projects were selected from across the North American continent in three categories; Residential, Commercial and Institutional. Here are some highlights.

 

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